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Local people from the Diocese of Wilmington head to the March for Life on Jan. 24

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Pro-life advocates gather near the U.S. Supreme Court during the annual March for Life in Washington Jan. 19, 2018. By passing a bill to ban abortion in nearly all circumstances, the Alabama Legislature has recognized that abortion is "the extinguishing of a unique human life," said the president and CEO of Americans United for Life. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)

Several organizations throughout the diocese are providing bus transportation to the March for Life on Friday, Jan. 24. They are:

• Bus trip to the Annual March for Life, Washington, D.C. St. Thomas the Apostle Knights of Columbus has chartered a bus for people of all ages, weather permitting. Meet in the parking lot of St. Joseph’s on the Brandywine Catholic Church, 10 Old Church Road, Wilmington at 7 a.m. and departs at 7:30 a.m. Seats available on a first come basis. The only cost to the individual passenger is a tip for the bus driver. Brown bag lunch recommended. More information, Jo Ann Van Heest, 12374Columbiettes@gmail.com or 302-239-0739.

• Bus trip to the Annual March for Life, Washington, D.C. complements of KofC District 26. Bus departs Sacred Heart Church, Chestertown, Md. at 9 a.m. with stops at Route 213 and Route 18, Centreville; Chesapeake College; and Route 8 and Route 50 Park and Ride on Kent Island. Returns at 5 p.m. More information and reservations, Larry Houck, larryhouck8@yahoo.com or (410) 757-5500, (410) 924-5032.

• Bus trip to the Annual March for Life, Washington, D.C. Bus leaves Church of the Holy Child, 2500 Namaans Rd., Wilmington at 7:30 a.m. $25. More information and reservations, Jane Buxton, (302) 655-5986.

• Bus trip to the Annual March for Life, sponsored by Delaware Right to LIfe. Bus leaves Christiana Mall at 10 a.m. Free, but good will offering of $20 is appreciated. More information, www.DERightToLife.org

• Bus trip to the Annual March for Life, Washington, D.C., Rehoboth/Lewes area. Day begins with 8 a.m. Mass at St. Jude the Apostle, 152 Tulip Dr., Lewes, bus departs after from south end of parking lot. Return bus leaves 4 p.m., will stop for dinner at Fishermen’s Inn on Kent Narrows (on your own.) Free will offering suggested for bus, $10 per person. More information, (302) 226-4947 or briggs@umd.edu.